Coming Fall 2025


Coming Fall 2025


Westside Family Church

Strength for Today, and Hope for Tomorrow

Wonderfully Made Disability Conference is dedicated to providing “Strength for Today, and Hope for Tomorrow” for families and ministry leaders working with individuals with disabilities. There are two tracks available so attendees can engage in specialized breakout sessions designed to empower their involvement in the disability community.

Featured Speakers

Bringing you inspiration and education


Erik Carter, Ph.D.

Erik Carter, Ph.D.

Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Special Education at Vanderbilt University

Vivian Shuddle

Vivian Shuddle

CEO of The Brookwood Community and of Brookwood’s Center for Learning

Loretta Claiborne

Loretta Claiborne

Chief Inspiration Officer for Special Olympics, Inc.

Stephen “Doc” Hunsley, M.D.

Stephen “Doc” Hunsley, M.D.

Executive Director and founder of SOAR Special Needs


Sessions designed to encourage and equip

  • No Place Too Small: Disability Ministry in a Small Church
  • Bullying and Suicide in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Caring for Special Needs Families: Disability Ministry as Whole Family Ministry
  • Doing ministry with ADHD – or with someone who has ADHD
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Sponsors & Vendors

Connect with Your Special Needs Community

SOAR serves over 1,000 special families and more than 400 churches! We would love to partner with you in reaching this community.

The Wonderfully Made Disability Conference is coming Fall 2024

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register using a promo code?

Click “Get Tickets”

Select your ticket type and input attendee information

In the promo code section, enter your promo code and hit apply discount.

Complete your registration.

Can I preselect what breakout sessions I attend?

Yes! You can preselect your breakout sessions when you register.

Are their group discounts available? How do I register a group?

We have group rates available when registering 2+ attendees at once. Please email [email protected] for applicable promo codes.

Where do I fly into?

Please plan to fly into Kansas City International Airport (MCI). The conference is located approximately 30 minutes from the airport in Lenexa, KS.

What are nearby hotels?

If you are a speaker, please look out for an email from regarding your hotel rooms.


Attendee hotel options will be coming soon.

Is CPI training available?

Non-violent Crisis Intervention training is available by a certified instructor on October 17-18 as an add-on to the conference.